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Linley [married name Sheridan], Elizabeth Ann (1754-1792), singer and writer

Suzanne Aspden

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25364
Linley [married name Sheridan], Elizabeth Ann (1754-1792), singer and writer

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Linley [married name Sheridan], Elizabeth Ann (1754-1792), singer and writer, was born on 5 September (some sources give 4 or 7 September) 1754, probably in her parents' house on Abbey Green, Bath, Somerset, the eldest daughter of the musician Thomas Linley (1733-1795) and his wife, Mary Johnson (1729-1820). She probably ...

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